NEW YORK (AP) β Ron Pierce has one eye on expanding his information technology business and the other on something he can't control: the economy.
NEW YORK (AP) β Just when bank customers were finally getting something reasonable for their hard-earned savings, the party is coming to an end.
New- and used-car monthly payments reached a record high in the first half of 2019, according to Edmunds transaction data. The average new-car monthly payment in the first half of 2019 was $556, which marks a 20% increase since 2008. Used-car payments also remained high, averaging $409 a month.
NEW YORK (AP) β Uber began as a ride-hailing company, but its ambition to become the "Amazon of transportation" has pushed its leaders to experiment with bus fleets, transit and its growing food delivery business.
Wall Street's anxiety over the Trump administration's trade war with China could herald lower mortgage rates for homebuyers, but a chronic shortage of houses for sale will keep prices high.
NEW YORK (AP) β As Deborah Sweeney placed her order in the drive-thru of a Starbucks near her home, she was impressed by the barista's attitude and attention to detail. At Sweeney's next visit, the staffer remembered her name.
NEW YORK (AP) β How bad is your disposable razor for the environment? The question is gaining attention among consumers amid a growing global campaign against plastic waste, with cities and countries introducing bans on single-use plastic bags and straws.
Ford's F-Series has dominated the full-size pickup sales race for as long as anyone can remember. For much of that time, Ram trucks have languished in third place behind the Chevrolet Silverado. But Ram has been steadily winning converts over the past few years, and it just recently leapfrogged Chevy into the No. 2 sales position.
NEW YORK (AP) β When 40-year outdoor industry veteran Greg Thomsen launched Adidas's U.S. outdoors business back in 2010, he faced some big challenges.
Health insurer stocks heated up in July.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) β Does your tattoo sport your old flame's name? Or the one you got on a whim no longer fits your image?
NEW YORK (AP) β When Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, Carlos Melendez couldn't contact the staffers or customers of his San Juan-based technology firm, Wovenware.
Here's a car-buying pro tip that may help shave serious time and negotiation stress from the average purchase process: Ask the dealership to deliver the new vehicle to your home. Taking delivery of a car can be done without ever setting foot on the dealership's lot.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) β For decades, bacteria have been figuring out ways to outsmart the antibiotics that once easily killed them. Partly due to overuse, the bugs' ability to resist antibiotics is rising, as are the cost and time to treat patients.
TOKYO (AP) β Global stock markets mostly rose Friday as investors looked ahead to more talks on the China-U.S. trade dispute as well as for signs of what's in store from central banks.
Railroads are warning investors that freight shipments will continue to fall this year as the Trump administration's trade fights hamper exports and cheap natural gas causes coal deliveries to dwindle.
DALLAS (AP) β Imagine flying your mother's ashes home and instead finding them spilled in your checked suitcase.
The vehicle you drive every day can be a platform for the exploration of the nation's campsites if you consider factors such as space, appropriate on- and off-road capability, and general comfort. Some auto manufacturers now also offer specific features that make their vehicles particularly camping-friendly.
NEW YORK (AP) β When David Winters' staffers ask for financial help, advice or to borrow a company car, the answer is yes.
NEW YORK (AP) β Two of the hottest trends in investing are working in tandem to steer billions of dollars toward companies seen as the best corporate citizens.